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Welcome to the Media Centre for South Western Sydney Local Health District. Here, you can find all the latest news from the District as well as newsletters, videos and publications.  

The District's Media and Communications Unit provides a 24-hour service for journalists. We can help you with:

  • Enquiries about SWSLHD and the facilities and services we offer
     
  • General enquiries about health care and specific health conditions
     
  • Finding experts to speak to on a wide range of health care issues
     
  • Filming and photography in our hospitals and facilities

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Zen garden helps recovery grow


A new Zen garden has transformed the outdoor space at Birunji Youth Mental Health Unit into an area of beauty to support the mental health recovery of young patients. More...

New child protection campaign supports vulnerable families


South Western Sydney Local Health District is the first District in the state to implement national Child Aware approaches and launch a campaign to support vulnerable families. More...

New Liverpool Hospital book to make a visit to hospital welcoming for children


Liverpool Hospital and Mounties Group are making the visit to hospital more welcoming for children with the release of a new book launched today. More...

Up up and away


Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital is leading the country when it comes to the highly specialised Double Balloon Enteroscopy (DBE) surgery. More...

Bankstown doctor sets sail to Africa


Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital’s Professor Christophe Berney volunteers his spare time on the Mercy Ship so he can provide free health care to people living in dire circumstances off the coast of West Africa. More...

Our celebrity doppelganger acknowledged


Do you remember our Radiation Therapist Mark Udovitch from Liverpool Hospital who 'hairlariously' re-created celebrity photos including Kim Kardashian to raise money for our cancer patients? More...

Bowel Cancer Support is available


If you live in the Macarthur area and have been diagnosed with bowel cancer, support is available. More...

Aboriginal Health and Workforce plan aims to close the gap


Ahead of NAIDOC week, South Western Sydney Local Health District launched its future road map to continue to support the Aboriginal community to improve access to health services and grow our Aboriginal workforce. More...

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